Home

Samplers

Silk Embroidered Memorials

Silk Embroidered Pictures

Canvaswork Pictures

Stumpwork and Related Needlework

Books and Other Merchandise

Calendar of Events



Help with Selling or Buying

Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework


Sampler from Stephen & Carol Huber by Jane Milner, Lancaster, County, PA

Jane Milner
Needlework Sampler
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 1830


Jane at age seventeen, when she made this sampler, was grateful for her ability to admire beauty and we are grateful for her ability to create it.

Note the verse: To me A creator has graciously given/ Both sight to behold and A heart to admire/ And when I contemplate his beauties at even (evening)/ I find myself lost in the blaze of their fire.
In the bottom cartouche are initials of her parents CM (Cyrus Milner) and SM (Sarah Carter). Jane was the middle child of eleven. At age 22, on New Year's Eve days, he married Jacob Levi Kerk and they had seven children.

She died at age 59 and was buried in Eastland Friends Burial Ground, Little Britain, Lancaster, PA.

Silk on linen; 17 1/2" x 17 1/4" sight.

$3,850 Special Sale now $2,500


STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

Hubers@AntiqueSamplers.com

View Other Samplers